Daily Archives: April 1, 2006

What is this thing

You call a “Scoped Rifle”? I’m off to the rack for some nappy time and then I’ll be going to the rifle range for some quality time with Barak Ben the Reasonable Nut and ‘The Old Man’ checked the zero … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men

Or in this case, of coconuts and men. And of Mustangs and busses. A must read summary of Aaron at Freewill’s Thursday. I won’t tell you what it’s about, but here is a snippet: We had no tools of any significance, … Continue reading

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Dogs of War … on steroids

It’s been a long time since I read Soldier of Fortune in high school. And a couple of my buddies’ reactions to reading Forsyth’s Dogs of War was to seriously plan for careers as mercenaries. It’s an excellent, if dated, novel about knocking over … Continue reading

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Gunsmiths under Attack by ATFE?

I first read of this on Michael Bane’s blog. His somewhat incoherent posting is here. I don’t fault Bane; he tends to post quickly based on info coming in from his vast network of sources, and here his original source … Continue reading

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Making an Exception

For the time I’ve posted here, I’ve tried to stay away from politics. But the news of Cynthia McKinney swinging and connecting a Capital Police Officer had the Kid writing me and making a request which I cannot refuse. The … Continue reading

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